IPFW’s mission is to meet the higher education needs of northeast Indiana. We offer a broad range of high-quality undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs that meet regional needs, support excellence in teaching and learning, advance and share knowledge through research and creative endeavor, and work with the community to develop intellectual, cultural, economic, and human resources.
Our mission is to provide quality business education to meet the higher education needs of northeast Indiana. We offer business programs that enrich professional knowledge, problem solving, global awareness, communication, and ethical reasoning skills of students from Northeast Indiana region and beyond. The school strives to produce quality intellectual contributions that primarily focus on management practice and learning pedagogy.
The Richard T. Doermer School of Business sees itself becoming a leading urban regional business school with national recognition.
Excellence in student learning, teaching, intellectual contributions and service are all fundamental to the achievement of our mission and the preparation of students for successful careers in northeast Indiana and beyond. The following Core Values shall serve to guide the planning and actions of the faculty and staff of the Doermer School of Business: